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Annual Meeting

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The Minnesota Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting will be held in-person on January 10th. Visit our Facebook Page for additional details.


All-Hands Meeting

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve 

East Bethel, MN

9am to 3:30pm


9:00am Start

-  Introductions

-  Announcements


9:30am Presentation: Sarah Hagen, LANDFIRE Program Overview and Data Use


10:30am Presentation: Mike Lynch, MN Fire Needs Assessment


Break (10min)


11:15am Panel Discussion: Successes and Failures with onboarding seasonal Rx staff


12:00-12:30pm: BYO Lunch

15 min to get winter layers on and snowshoes (if needed) 


12:30-3:30pm Walk-In Site Visits

-  Troy Mielke (UMN Cedar Creek), Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve Field Trip - Success with woody encroachment in prairies

-  Matt Graeve and Helen Allison Savanna - Long-term stewardship with prescribed fire - See Regina Flanagan photography webpage for more info


3:30: Adjourn and start of Social Hour


What to Bring:

-  Bagged lunch

-  Warm layers for afternoon field trip

-  Insulated winter boots

-  Snowshoes, if available

-  Water bottle and/or thermos

There is no registration and this event is free to attend.


Lodging may be available at Cedar Creek the night before the meeting. Contact Lane Johnson for details: lbj@umn.edu or 218-726-6411

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